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The latest comprehensive look at wealth distribution data reveals that the “ultra-rich” economic top 0.01% of US households now has an all-time high 11.1% of overall wealth. The next tier, the 0.1% – 0.99% has 10.4%, and the top 1% – 0.9% has 18.3%.  In total, the top 1% now has an all-time high 39.8% of wealth.

The latest comprehensive look at wealth distribution data reveals that the “ultra-rich” economic top 0.01% of US households now has an all-time high 11.1% of overall wealth. The next tier, the 0.1% – 0.99% has 10.4%, and the top 1% – 0.9% has 18.3%. In total, the top 1% now has an all-time high 39.8% of wealth.

This graphic is based on research by The Levy Institute, which uses data from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances. Those...

A Fugly Truth Made Pretty: A Cartoonist's Depiction Of Wealth Inequality

This graphic is based on research by The Levy Institute, which uses data from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances. Those...

The Niger Delta is one of the most promising locations in Nigeria covering 9 states with a population of about 32 million people 40% of whom are below 25 years. The region is the focal point for the Oil & Gas region with over 37 billion barrels of proven reserves and numerous other mineral deposits such as granite barites marble clay gypsum phosphate rock feldspar limestone sand and gravel. Before the advent of Oil the region exported coal gold tin columbite tantalite lead and zinc. With…

The Niger Delta is one of the most promising locations in Nigeria covering 9 states with a population of about 32 million people 40% of whom are below 25 years. The region is the focal point for the Oil & Gas region with over 37 billion barrels of proven reserves and numerous other mineral deposits such as granite barites marble clay gypsum phosphate rock feldspar limestone sand and gravel. Before the advent of Oil the region exported coal gold tin columbite tantalite lead and zinc. With…

Pareto Principle – How to Apply It, and What to Avoid #college #of #law http://laws.nef2.com/2017/05/12/pareto-principle-how-to-apply-it-and-what-to-avoid-college-of-law/  #pareto law # How the 80/20 Rule Helps Us be More Effective In the very early 1900�s, an Italian economist by the name of Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula describing the unequal distribution of wealth he observed and measured in his country: Pareto observed that roughly twenty percent of the people controlled…

Pareto Principle – How to Apply It, and What to Avoid #college #of #law http://laws.nef2.com/2017/05/12/pareto-principle-how-to-apply-it-and-what-to-avoid-college-of-law/ #pareto law # How the 80/20 Rule Helps Us be More Effective In the very early 1900�s, an Italian economist by the name of Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula describing the unequal distribution of wealth he observed and measured in his country: Pareto observed that roughly twenty percent of the people controlled…

This activity will make your students freak out. It is about how the wealth of the United States is distributed between the quintiles (wealthiest 20%, next wealthiest 20%, middle 20%, lower middle 20% and poorest 20%.) Students will start by distributing 100 beans, each representing 1% of the $5.2 trillion in wealth of the United States, among each group. They will then come up with their own plan to more fairly distribute the wealth.

The Mathematics of Economic Justice: Wealth Distribution in U.S

This activity will make your students freak out. It is about how the wealth of the United States is distributed between the quintiles (wealthiest 20%, next wealthiest 20%, middle 20%, lower middle 20% and poorest 20%.) Students will start by distributing 100 beans, each representing 1% of the $5.2 trillion in wealth of the United States, among each group. They will then come up with their own plan to more fairly distribute the wealth.

Average wealth of families in the bottom 90% and the top 1% of the wealth distribution, in constant 2010 US dollars, 1946-2012. This is so wrong!

US wealth inequality - top 0.1% worth as much as the bottom 90%

Average wealth of families in the bottom 90% and the top 1% of the wealth distribution, in constant 2010 US dollars, 1946-2012. This is so wrong!

Average wealth of families in the bottom 90% and the top 1% of the wealth distribution, in constant 2010 US dollars, 1946-2012

US wealth inequality - top 0.1% worth as much as the bottom 90%

Average wealth of families in the bottom 90% and the top 1% of the wealth distribution, in constant 2010 US dollars, 1946-2012

US Census 2014 Planning Database - could be helpful for residential or multifamily evaluation work

US Census 2014 Planning Database - could be helpful for residential or multifamily evaluation work

Average wealth of families in the bottom 90% and the top 1% of the wealth distribution, in constant 2010 US dollars, 1946-2012

US wealth inequality - top 0.1% worth as much as the bottom 90%

Average wealth of families in the bottom 90% and the top 1% of the wealth distribution, in constant 2010 US dollars, 1946-2012

Your Neighborhood Skews Your Beliefs About Wealth Distribution

Your Neighborhood Skews Your Beliefs About Wealth Distribution

Connecticut shows how finance is ruining America - Business Insider

How Will Longer Lifespans Affect State and Local Pension Funding?. Few highlights shared here; link to full brief also included for download and more info.

How Will Longer Lifespans Affect State and Local Pension Funding?. Few highlights shared here; link to full brief also included for download and more info.

Shocking Truth About US Wealth Distribution - Senator Bernie Sanders Def...

Shocking Truth About US Wealth Distribution - Senator Bernie Sanders Def...